TITLE

The unkindest cut of all: Enough already

PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;1/31/94, Vol. 116 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the Bobbitts, John Wayne and Lorena, have become symbols: he the violent cad who abused his wife and got his grotesque comeuppance, she the battered wife who took cruel revenge by cutting her husband's penis off with a kitchen knife and inspired debate about marital rape. Court rulings in both cases; How public didn't get justice, as it had to face over 1,300,000 column inches of articles about the Bobbitts and endured an endless flow of strained analysis.
ACCESSION #
9401267541

 

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